HGTC Happenings

Week of October 8-12

This Week:

Welcome Back Again Event

Conway - Tuesday, Oct. 9, 12pm-1:30pm - Building 300 Lawn
Georgetown - Wednesday, Oct. 10, 12pm-1:30pm - Fred Fore Pavilion
Grand Strand - Thursday, Oct. 11, 12pm-1:30pm - Building 200 Lawn

Celebrate an EPIC return to campus after almost three weeks away due to Hurricane Florence! Join us for hot dogs, activities, free giveaways, and to reacquaint yourself with the HGTC community and all it has to offer. Help us stock the HGTC Food Pantry with items available to students and employees in need after the flooding. Donations of non-perishable food, hygiene items, and cleaning products will be collected during the Welcome Back AGAIN event on each campus.

HGTC Pink Out Day

Wednesday, October 10

Wear pink on Wednesday to show your support for those who have been affected by breast cancer.

Tour de Tech Celebration

Friday, October 12 at 12:00 p.m.
Conway Campus - In Front of Building 100

Please join us as we welcome Dr. Tim Hardee, South Carolina Technical College System President, as he makes our campus his final stop on Tour de Tech South Carolina. Dr. Hardee is touring our state by bike (spanning 800 miles in 12 days) and visiting all technical colleges to raise money for the SC Technical College System. HGTC will be his final stop on October 12, and we want to celebrate him in an EPIC way! Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to sarah.bonnoitt@hgtc.edu.

Flu Shot Clinics

October 12 (Conway), October 17 (Georgetown) & October 19 (Grand Strand)

Shield yourself from the flu by getting your FREE flu vaccine. Representatives from Conway Medical Center will be on campus to administer the flu shot to employees and their eligible spouses. If you do not have the State Health Plan you may receive the flu shot for $25. Make your reservation today.

Next Week:

Rescheduled - 30th Annual Beach Sweep

October 20,10:00 a.m. - Noon
67th Avenue North Beach Access in Myrtle Beach

Join professor Michael Williams for the SC Sea Grant Consortium's 30th Annual Beach Sweep. There is no official sign up or registration; just show up on with a hat, gloves, and sunscreen. Contact Professor Michael WIlliams for more information: 843-477-2016 or Michael.Williams@hgtc.edu.

Waccamaw Heart Walk

October 20 at 10:00 a.m.
North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex

Our participation in the Heart Walk promotes fun ways to be physically active and make healthier choices every day. Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by 2020. Please help us reach this lifesaving goal by joining our team today. Together, we can make healthier, longer lives possible for everyone.

Register for the HGTC Team!

This Month:

Walk to End Alzheimer's

October 27 at 10:00 a.m.
Grand Park at the Market Common

We are proud to support the Alzheimer's Association in its quest to end this disease in our lifetime. Our team is honoring all our loved ones touched by this disease, especially our team leader, Candy Waters' father, the late Stormin' Norman Panther.

Register for the HGTC Team!